Topeka Metro

Topeka , KS

Public Transit Bus Operators

Topeka Metro
Topeka, KS Full-time
Posted on April 1, 2019

Enjoy a rewarding career providing public transit service to our community!

Topeka Metro is accepting applications for full-time and part-time Bus Operators to provide safe, professional, and courteous public transit service.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Customer oriented with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and communicate effectively and courteously.

  • Demonstrate a professional, pleasant and helpful demeanor towards the public.

  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment.

  • Ability to memorize routes, transfer points, and fare structures.

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and comply with safety and traffic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Reliable and flexible with the ability to work various shifts Monday-Saturday.

  • Ability to obtain a KS CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements within two weeks of hire date.

  • Steady work history with previous experience.

  • Must maintain an excellent driving record.

  • 21 years of age with a High School diploma/GED.


Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, post offer functional employment test, and DOT medical exam.


Drug Free Workplace and EOE.

  • Full-time starting pay after two-weeks of training: $15.76/hour
  • 6 months:  $16.80/hour
  • 12 months: $17.86/hour
  • 18 months:  $18.90/hour
  • 30 months: $21.00/hour